Visit Relaxing Place of Mu Ko Surin National Park in Thailand

Visit Relaxing Place of Mu Ko Surin National Park in Thailand

Mu Ko Surin are a protected group of islands in the Andaman Sea, 60km (37 miles) from the mainland. These islands offer many great snorkeling spots, with clear waters, stunning coral reefs and many kinds of fish, sea turtles and other marine life.

Established as a national park in 1981, Surin Islands are an archipelago of five islands in Phang Nga Province 55km off the coast at Andaman Sea on the oceanic border of Burma. The park is covering an area of 141 km² of which 76% is sea. The islands are popular destination for divers from all around the world for it’s various coral reef life and white beaches.

The main islands are Ko Surin Nuea and Ko Surin Tai, the other three small islands are Ko Ri, Ko Khai and Ko Klang. Although being outside the national park boundries, Richelieu Rock is part of the park. Headquarters are located at Ko Surin Nuea.

Many websites counts Koh Ban and Koh Tachai to Surin Islands for business reasons and offers trips to these islands only. Both islands are 50km south and belongs to Mu Ko Similan National Park.

There are also some great spots for diving, such as Richelieu Rock, a world famous diving site. You can take organized tours to this marine park or visit on your own. Some of the islands offer camping or bungalows for rent. Mu Ko Surin National Park is the ideal destination if you want to spend time relaxing on the beach or snorkeling.